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Alan Thicke

Canadian,  Actor
Total Quotes : 39
Fitness Needs Perceived

Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.

- Alan Thicke

Celebrity Fact Some

About 100 things that your kid will do that will surprise you and break your heart and it will be a combination of fact based therapy, medically advised kinds of passages accompanied by celebrity anecdotes and just some funny stuff to lighten the load.

- Alan Thicke

Parenting Other About

Family involvement is a valuable thing and playing together actively can be the '90s version of it. Instead of just watching, you can do it together... something we don't spend enough time on. We can motivate and excite each other about fitness.

- Alan Thicke

Strength Personal Goals

As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.

- Alan Thicke

Introduce Going Cynicism

And introduce an element of cynicism and darkness into it and just realize that we're all vulnerable. We are humans. There is a finite end to this life and we're all going to face it and a little silliness can help.

- Alan Thicke

Play Side Other

I have few other characters to relate to other than myself. I have enough of a body of work now that the paternal side of Alan Thicke gets a lot of play. I do get a lot of calls to play dads.

- Alan Thicke

Year Use Certainly

I'm not able to go in with an act that I use month to month year to year all the time. It's constantly evolving and changing and that keeps me on my toes but certainly adds to the challenge.

- Alan Thicke

Breaks Show Raising

My two boys were the same ages as the kids in the show. In real life or in between the breaks I was raising two kids off camera who were not unlike the two kids who were being paid to be my kids.

- Alan Thicke

Song Next Some

One week you may be an actor, and the next week you had to be nimble enough to be a TV host. And the week after that, you might have to do some stand-up or be in an improv company or write and sing a song somewhere.

- Alan Thicke

Voice Other Loudly

In terms of social media, I try to have my voice heard loudly in the cacophony of other influences whether from television and the Internet or social media... I want my voice to be heard in terms of the standards and values that I try to pass on to my kids.

- Alan Thicke

Generation Next Pretty

The way I was parented did affect my parenting - probably in the reverse. My dad was pretty strict, and the next generation probably wants to be less strict.

- Alan Thicke

TV Couple Which

I did write a lot of TV themes - I wrote about 45 of them, and a couple of which are still reference and popular today, like 'Diff'rent Strokes' and 'Facts of Life.' But I was a limited musician.

- Alan Thicke

Father Goods Dad

In 'The Goods,' I'm Ed Helms' dad, and I was known all those years as Kirk Cameron's father, and now I'm known as Robin Thicke's father, so I find myself playing myself a lot and, frankly, living up to expectations of what the public's image of me is.

- Alan Thicke

More Always Feels

I've always felt that improv looks and feels more clever when you're there to experience it live than when you have the degree of separation that television creates. Television raises expectations.

- Alan Thicke

Mind Bad Bad Boy

There is no doubt in my mind Bill Cosby was a bad boy.

- Alan Thicke

Call Offense Would

If it is a first offense, you ground them and have a talk. The second offense would call for counseling.

- Alan Thicke

Sports Selfish Activity

On a selfish basis, I really enjoy sports and activity.

- Alan Thicke

Line Constant Extent

So there was a constant flow and a thin line there between reality and television and yes, much of what I was experiencing in my real life was also what was going on in the television show to the extent that I had to take writers' advice and from the counselors around.

- Alan Thicke

Toronto Production Cities

When I started out, at the CBC in Toronto, there was so little work. It was a different world from what it is now. Now we're blessed with so much production in so many Canadian cities.

- Alan Thicke

Strong I Think Big

My kids are all pretty big and tough and strong, and I don't worry about them being bullied - the reverse, be kind to people and don't ever be a bully yourself, and I think they've followed that.

- Alan Thicke